the Tomintoul & Strathavon Highland Games

The Friendly Games

Visit one of Scotland's longest running Highland Games, showcasing traditional heavy and light events, highland dancing, piping competitions and lesser known entertainments like tilt the bucket and barrel racing.


It is with great sadness that we mourn two stalwarts of the Tomintoul Games, Patricia Grant and Findlay Walker. They shall be greatly missed.

The next Games is:

Saturday 15th July, 2023

from 11am - 5pm

followed by a dance

Held on the 3rd Saturday in July every year, for over 175 years!

COVID Notice

The Tomintoul Highland Games will continue to monitor COVID regulations and guidelines so please watch this space for any updates.


In line with Government Guidelines, we advise the following:

  • stay at home if you’re unwell with symptoms or have a fever

  • wear a face covering in indoor spaces

  • wash your hands to protect yourself